1119 Chilco Street

1119 Chilco Street; detail from English Bay Pier pilings and view of Beach Avenue, about 1908; Vancouver City Archives, Be P102; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/english-bay-pier-pilings-and-view-of-beach-avenue.

1119 Chilco Street; detail from English Bay Pier pilings and view of Beach Avenue, about 1908; Vancouver City Archives, Be P102; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/english-bay-pier-pilings-and-view-of-beach-avenue.

 

1119 Chilco Street; detail from Panoramic view of English Bay beach, Sylvia Court Apartments, July 19, 1919; Vancouver City Archives, PAN N77; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/panoramic-view-of-english-bay-beach-sylvia-court-apartments-decorated-in-great-peace-celebration-and-bathhouses-from-english-bay-pier.

1119 Chilco Street; detail from Panoramic view of English Bay beach, Sylvia Court Apartments, July 19, 1919; Vancouver City Archives, PAN N77; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/panoramic-view-of-english-bay-beach-sylvia-court-apartments-decorated-in-great-peace-celebration-and-bathhouses-from-english-bay-pier.

 

1119 Chilco Street was on the northwest corner of Chilco Street and Pendrell Street.

Legal Description: District Lot 185, Block 70, Lot 27.

 

Chilco Street between Comox Street and Pendrell Street - Detail from Goad's Atlas of the city of Vancouver - 1912 - Vol 1 - Plate 8 - Barclay Street to English Bay and Cardero Street to Stanley Park

Chilco Street between Comox Street and Pendrell Street – Detail from Goad’s Atlas of the city of Vancouver – 1912 – Vol 1 – Plate 8 – Barclay Street to English Bay and Cardero Street to Stanley Park.

 

1119 Chilco Street; 1913, detail from Chilco Street to Burrard Inlet to Stanley Park boundary to Pendrell Street; 1972-582.37 – Plate 62; Reference code: AM1594-MAP 383-: 1972-582.37; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/plate-62-chilco-street-to-burrard-inlet-to-stanley-park-boundary-to-pendrell-street.

1119 Chilco Street; 1913, detail from Chilco Street to Burrard Inlet to Stanley Park boundary to Pendrell Street; 1972-582.37 – Plate 62; Reference code: AM1594-MAP 383-: 1972-582.37; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/plate-62-chilco-street-to-burrard-inlet-to-stanley-park-boundary-to-pendrell-street.

There are two references to this property in Heritage Vancouver Society’s database of historic building permits: http://permits.heritagevancouver.org/index.php?cID=1 [searched February 17, 2019].

 

District: Vancouver
Permit:
Owner: Schooley, C. A.
Architect: B. C. Archs. & Realty Company
Builder: Davis & Landers
Legal Address: DL: 185 Block: 70 Sub: Resub: Lot: 27
Date (Y-M-D): 1911-08-25
Street Number: 2047
Street Name: Pendrell Street
Value: $4,900.00
Remarks: Frame dwelling house
Reference ID: VN-3200-3201-456

 

District: Vancouver
Permit: 10001
Owner: Sills, Mrs. S.
Architect: Self
Builder: Dean, E. B.
Legal Address: DL: Block: Sub: Resub: Lot:
Date (Y-M-D): 1919-03-17
Street Number: 1119
Street Name: Chilco Street
Value: $100.00
Remarks: Repairs; garage [DBR]
Reference ID: VN-1347-1348-1

 

Evans Brown Deane lived in this house from 1908 to 1920.

 

Lloyd's Register of American Yachts; New York, Lloyd’s Register of Shipping, 1917, page 397, column 1; https://books.google.com/books?id=x9VLAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA397#v=onepage&q&f=false.

Lloyd’s Register of American Yachts; New York, Lloyd’s Register of Shipping, 1917, page 397, column 1; https://books.google.com/books?id=x9VLAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA397#v=onepage&q&f=false.

 

In the 1920s, the house became a boarding house.

 

Vancouver Province, April 25, 1925, page 18, column 5.

Vancouver Province, April 25, 1925, page 18, column 5.

 

Vancouver Sun, September 17, 1931, page 18, column 7.

Vancouver Sun, September 17, 1931, page 18, column 7.

 

Vancouver Sun, February 8, 1940, page 15, column 7.

Vancouver Sun, February 8, 1940, page 15, column 7.

 

In 1942, Hugh Stewart Thompson (1895-1967) obtained a permit to make alterations to housekeeping rooms in the house.

 

Vancouver Sun, February 7, 1941, page 24, column 6.

Vancouver Sun, February 7, 1941, page 24, column 6.

 

After the alterations, the house became “The Antoinne Apartments.”

 

1119 Chilco Street; detail from First Beach, 1954; BO-54-211; http://vintageairphotos.com/bo-54-211/.

1119 Chilco Street; detail from First Beach, 1954; BO-54-211; http://vintageairphotos.com/bo-54-211/.

 

In 1955, the contents of 1119 Chilco Street were for sale by auction. The house was being demolished to make way for a new apartment building.

 

Vancouver Province, April 30, 1955, page 43, columns 2-3.

Vancouver Province, April 30, 1955, page 43, columns 2-3.

 

By December 1955, the new apartment building called Delwood Apartments was available for rentals.

 

Vancouver Province, October 21, 1955, page 44, column 8.

Vancouver Province, October 21, 1955, page 44, column 8.

 

2005 Pendrell Street, 1962; detail from West End from the air, Vancouver City Archives; Air P96; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/west-end-from-air.

2005 Pendrell Street, 1962; detail from West End from the air, Vancouver City Archives; Air P96; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/west-end-from-air.

 

2005 Pendrell Street; Google Streets; searched February 17, 2019; image dated August 2018.

2005 Pendrell Street; Google Streets; searched February 17, 2019; image dated August 2018.

 

Sources

Hugh Stewart Thompson (operator of apartments at 1119 Chilco Street)

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLBN-YR4 : 8 November 2017), Hugh Stewart Thompson, 1967; http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/75f32eb6-7b28-46b6-a4cc-df5b5f6cb488.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLTG-N68 : 8 November 2017), Marguerite Jeanne Thompson, 1965; http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/12220286-c42c-438b-9ac3-bbfea0c28227.

 

Delwood Apartments, 2005 Pendrell Street

Apartments in Vancouver’s West End (late 1940s and 1950s); by Semmens and Simpson Architects; http://www.greggsimpson.com/DC_Simpson_Apartments.html.

Canada Rental Guide, 2005 Pendrell street, Delwood Apartments; https://www.canadarentalguide.com/properties/delwood-apartments-2005-pendrell-street-vancouver-british-columbia/.

Del Wood Apartments, 2005 Pendrell Street; https://www.emporis.com/buildings/297881/del-wood-apartments-vancouver-canada.

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